Essays Tagged: "negative connotation"

The Right to Choose. On euthanasia.

When most people think of euthanasia, they think merely of death. Death usually has a negative connotation to it, although at times it may be beneficial. The word "euthanasia" comes from ...

(2 pages) 417 2 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

An essay on the importance of names in "This Earth of Mankind" by Pramoedya Toer (3 pgs, bibliography included)

ates individuals by identifying who one is, it also defines him as a person.A name with a generally negative connotation is not always bad. Minke, whose real name is never revealed to us, finds out th ...

(3 pages) 72 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Stereotyped Librarians in Movies

asses. In most cases, librarians have proven to be sweet, fun-loving people. Hollywood created this negative connotation of librarians, which has been proved as a stereotype and untrue.The term librar ...

(3 pages) 51 1 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Is Feminism Dead?

n away from feminism and manywomen are insulted or embarrassed to be called feminists because of thenegative connotation feminism has adopted.There are many different types of feminism. The theory tha ... attend many meetings.They almost never offer solutions or constructive criticism and because of thenegative feeling they bring with them, they leave many women feeling alienatedor confused' (Wolf 63) ...

(10 pages) 236 3 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

An essay on proper language, speaking to or reffering to people with disabilitys

s find them patronizing and offensive. The language people and news organizations use can reinforce negative stereotypes and misconceptions. Or, they can help change attitudes toward people with disab ... oid being perceived as insensitive or "behind the times."PEOPLE WITH DISABILTIES"Handicapped" has a negative connotation for many people, so most social service agencies and news organizations now use ...

(4 pages) 128 2 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

What is feminism?

away from feminism and many women are insulted or embarrassed to be called feminists because of the negative connotation feminism has adopted.There are many different types of feminism. The theory tha ... ttend many meetings. They almost never offer solutions or constructive criticism and because of the negative feeling they bring with them, they leave many women feeling alienated or confused' (Wolf 63 ...

(10 pages) 306 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

An essay on Nathaniel Hawthorne's "My Kinsman, Major Molineux."

tude towards Robin's kinsman.Hawthorne chooses certain words and uses them in, either a positive or negative connotation to express to the reader his feelings for a character. One example, "...and the ...

(2 pages) 82 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Racism.

ledge or examination of the facts." This reveals the two sides to racism. However, there's a lot of negative connotation with the word racism, which leads us to believe that the word prejudice is more ... bing racism. I'm writing to show the flip side - the side described by "discrimination" in the less negative sense, which should be equally as applicable.Let us create a situation. Let's say that in C ...

(5 pages) 158 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Isak Dinesen "The Ring" elements of his style

anding of the literature. Many times authors use more than one element such as imagery and positive/negative connotation to mix up their style. Isak Dinesen mixes those elements to help give the reade ... w fall across it" (226). The "young husband" symbolizes the newness and good morals of the husband. Negative connotation also helps to explain stories, "And what therefore God has joined together let ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Analysis of Ozymandias.

Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!" Nothing beside remains." This negative connotation shows that there once was a vast kingdom, but now that kingdom has disappeared. ...

(1 pages) 71 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Scarlet Letter

the scarlet letter through a rollercoaster of ups and downs, spanning the spectrum of positive and negative connotation throughout the course of the novel. While the sense of the meaning "adulteress" ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Outsourcing

on the facts of the IBM/Fidelity deal--industry wide, the process of outsourcing carries with it a negative connotation. Most employees feel threatened by the process and most laymen feel that compan ... ts that can be garnered from outsourcing, it is surprising that the process is still seen in such a negative light. Outsourcing provides organizations with viable alternatives for improving business a ...

(4 pages) 521 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Pay It Forward - A Biblical Comparison

ety, it seems to have been altered just a tad - "Do unto other's before they do unto you." Albeit a negative connotation, it can be turned one hundred eighty degrees into a positive thought and gestur ...

(7 pages) 104 4 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Roethke's Waltz or Abuse: "My Papa's Waltz"

r writes, "We romped until the pans slid from the kitchen shelf." (2640, 3) However, there exists a negative atmosphere. The father is drunk and the mother unhappy. Also, the boy didn't just hang on t ... Word choice is everything to a poet. The introduction of the atmosphere and use of language with a negative connotation leads me to the belief that something else exists behind these closed doors rat ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.5 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Difference Between a Statesman and a Politician

re God if he did not prepare Britain and other nations for war.The word 'politician' often brings a negative connotation to many people. Politicians are known for being deceitful. They use every possi ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Igor Stravinsky

ubject often looked down on, as comparison to conducting, he automatically portrays conducting in a negative connotation. He also dismisses the talent of the conductors with the comment; "A conductor ... opical weed"¦" used to describe the progression of the conductors ego, depicts again a negative connotation to the reader. The author then continues on to say that conductors begin to fal ...

(2 pages) 3345 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Character Analysis of Elphaba from "Wicked" by Gregory Maguire

ter learned to love her for she had become an extremely kind and loving person. She was born with a negative connotation to her name which could possibly dampen her future.Despite the constant badgeri ...

(2 pages) 30 1 3.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

James Joyce's Eveline: Images of Death

ich time she will be forced to make the decision to go with Frank or not. Invade usually has a very negative connotation, one of bring death and destruction with the invader, since invasions are typic ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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y. Sometimes it is aggravating to be called that but I rather have that than some other name with a negative connotation. Some friends have introduced me to there friends as "Alex the nice guy," which ...

(3 pages) 327 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Macbeth thematic essay

ance from a real possibility. After hearing this from the witches, Macbeth begins to be driven by a negative type of ambition. Macbeth's very first words in the play are, "So foul and fair a day I hav ... forces of evil before he ever meets the witches.Macbeth's ambition is also driven other people in a negative connotation. Another flaw Macbeth display's is his weak mindedness. Lady Macbeth accuses Ma ...

(3 pages) 14 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth